The landscape and skies around Weir Farm National Historic Site have inspired artists for more than 130 years. While their artwork is evidence of the park's visual appeal, these written stories manage to comprise an in-depth and perhaps more insightful look at what makes this place so inspiring. Read contemporary accounts by visitors, and historic letters by people that called Weir Farm National Historic Site home.
Did You Know?
Painter Julian Alden Weir wanted to build a rural retreat in the Keene Valley area of the Adirondacks, but decided instead that his farm in Branchville, Connecticut, now preserved as Weir Farm National Historic Site, would make a more suitable home for his family.